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[Round Rock Motor Company]

Description: A black and white photograph of a large group of people standing in front of the Round Rock Motor Co. and flanking a dark Ford automobile. The auto bears the words "TWENTY-MILLIONTH" in large white capital letters, with the Ford logo appearing below.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[U.S. Highway 79 Rip Rap to prevent ditch erosion]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Rip-rap in bags use to retard erosion on ditch with culvert east of Taylor. Salt stabilized gravel from Taylor to Milam County line.
Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt Stabilized Gravel]

Description: Photograph of car traveling at 65 miles per hour on salt treated section of U.S. Highway 79 in Thrall. Limits: from Taylor to Milam County line. Visible are two water towers, a windmill, several buildings and a corn field.
Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Fountain pen pressed into salt-stabilized gravel to show close-up of surface. From Taylor to Milam County line. Utility pole and clouds in the distance.
Date: Summer 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Car traveling on untreated gravel]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Car traveling at 65 miles per hour on untreated gravel east of Taylor. Note dust cloud. Homes and windmill beside the highway. The edge of a grader is on the right. From Taylor to the Milam County line.
Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Drop outlet culvert]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Special drop outlet culvert between Taylor and Milam County line. Note eroded ditch in the background. Mud and gravel.
Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel application]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Hand-distributing salt for salt-stabilized gravel east of Taylor. Shows two men in hats and overalls. They are standing in the back of a truck. You can see the cloud of salt flying in the air as well as utility poles and a distant building.
Date: February 1, 1937
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilized gravel treatment]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Salt stabilization treatment from Taylor to Milam County line. Summer 1936. Tractor pulling scraper and a leaning wheel grader in the distance on the right. Home and barn on the left.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabiliztion treatment]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79. Salt-stabilization treatment from Taylor to the Milam County line. Summer 1936. Utility poles, car, corn field.
Date: Summer 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[U.S. Highway 79 Salt strabilization treatment]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Highway 79 Salt-stabilization treatment from Taylor to Milam County line. Summer 1936. Mailbox in right-of-way and culvert at driveway.
Date: Summer 1936
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[Emilee Baker Love beside car]

Description: Photograph of Emilee Baker Love standing beside car in her wedding dress. Taken in Andice, Williamson County.
Date: January 1, 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Frances McNeese Archer standing with car]

Description: Photograph of Frances McNeese Archer wearing her Round Rock High School football letter sweater, and standing on a Model A in 1939. She claimed that "seven of us rode to school in that car".
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Cousins at the State Fair in Dallas]

Description: Photograph of cousins Ouida Whitefield, Ruby Howland, Grace Smith, and Marie Howland. This picture was taken at the State Fair in Dallas during the Great Depression. The girls are from Andice, TX.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows the old North San Gabriel River bridge removed and a shovel in the riverbed with the dome of Williamson County Courthouse in the distance.
Date: July 15, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows truss being lowered to the ground, old North San Gabriel River bridge.
Date: June 13, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition showing tower derrick set up to remove trusses and to set new structural steel, North San Gabriel River bridge.
Date: June 12, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows dismantling trusses, North San Gabriel River bridge.
Date: June 12, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows truss on the ground, old North San Gabriel River bridge.
Date: June 13, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16 on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation). Demolition stage shows truss lowered to ground, old North San Gabriel River bridge.
Date: June 13, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. Old North San Gabriel River bridge from top of guy derrick over stripped trusses. On U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation)
Date: June 13, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. View from top of guy derrick of embankment construction between old and detour bridges over the North San Gabriel River. On U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation)
Date: June 13, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation

[North San Gabriel River Bridge on U.S. Highway 81]

Description: Photograph of Federal Aid Project 260 (2) Job 16. Old North San Gabriel River bridge with guy derrick in place for removing trusses. Detour bridge is also visible in the background on U.S. Highway 81 also known as Highway 2 (old designation)
Date: June 8, 1939
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Department of Transportation